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2021 has been an opportunity for many leaders to step up. From topics such as continuous growth and upskilling to one-of-a-kind initiatives such as a 24/7 employee wellness hotline, these leaders share it all with the team at Human Resources Online

With 2022 approaching, take some time to catch up on our hottest leadership interviews of 2021.


1. Case study: How foodpanda Malaysia is driving workforce DEI, from women employees to delivery riders

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Food delivery company foodpanda Malaysia is committed to its goal of promoting DEI — and it certainly delivers. With a wide range of initiatives on the table, such as its own primary learning platform that focuses on women, and automated insurance for riders, this enlightening interview with Ajay, Head of People and Culture (left), and Kelvin Chan, Director of Operations (right) will definitely leave you with some food-for-thought. 

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2. Grace Chan's career in HR: All the secrets from getting her hands dirty to upskilling continuously, and more

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With 30 years of impressive and extensive experience, follow along with Grace Chan's journey in HR - all the way from humble beginnings as a training officer, to her retirement as a HR veteran. Despite whatever position she may hold all across the globe, her unmistakable passion for people remains firm. 

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3. Club Med ESAP's CEO is ever-ready to recruit, retain, and support talents, all while saving the environment

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Club Med remains optimistic in its goal of paving the way towards more sustainable and desirable tourism despite any challenges brought about by the pandemic. They say travel broadens the mind — so sit back, relax, and enjoy this insightful journey of an interview with Rachael Harding, CEO, Club Med (ESAP).

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4. Companies need to protect the mental health of employees because they are our greatest asset: Experian APAC CEO

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Hotlines, webinars, and employee relief funds — these barely begin to cover Experian's unique range of measures to care for the mental health of their employees. Read up on what other efforts Ben Elliott, CEO for APAC, has shared about. 

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5. From pandemic response to a cultural foundation: Novartis Malaysia's case study on a new way of work

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With the use of wellness apps such as TignumX and Awakened Mind at associates' disposal, and its Choice with Responsibility (CwR) programme, Novartis is embracing a hybrid way of working. 

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6. How Lendlease's leadership leads by example by putting mental health and wellbeing first

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Through collaborations with various organisations such as the Workplace Safety & Health Council, a four-pillared Health and Wellbeing Framework, and D&I initiatives, Lendlease aims to achieve a healthy work environment for all employees. Vicki Ng, Head of People & Culture, shares all.

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